From the website
WHEN: Midnight, February 1 2015
WHERE: Approximately 70KM covering the best of Melbourne, starting at Alexandra Gardens & finishing with dawn brekkie at another iconic Melbourne location
WHY: For fun, fitness & to break the cycle of youth drug addiction
From the email.....
We want to let you in on a little secret: we're about to add a brand new event to the calendar. Ride the Night will be the first organised, mass participation night-time bike event held in Australia and, as a member of Bicycle Network, you'll have the opportunity to sign up first!
In the weeks to come, we'll be sharing all the important info. But here's what we can tell you right now: Ride the Night, an event run jointly by Bicycle Network, FebFast and Youth Support + Advocacy Service, will...
Reclaim Melbourne's streets, with a 75km night ride for you and your mates
Start on St Kilda Rd (opposite the Arts Centre) at midnight on Feb 1, 2015
Take in the best locations Melbourne has to offer...the MCG, Shrine of Remembrance, CBD, Zoo, Yarra, the Bay, Docklands and more.
Finish with a dawn brekkie on Albert Park lake
Stage a series of "festival" stops along the way, allowing you to catch your breath and enjoy DJs, light shows and other great entertainment
Raise money for a local charity to help break the cycle of youth addiction
Ride over the West Gate Bridge. Yep, straight over the top of it!
Excited yet? We are!
We'll be taking "members only" registrations from 9am, Wednesday 20-August, so add it to your diary along with February 1, 2015. In the meantime, watch this space for more announcements to be released soon...